Maintenance Surveyor

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
Circa £28,000 plus essential car allowance + benefits package
Posted
28 Jan 2019
Closes
13 Feb 2019
Ref
NTXMT383504
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Maintenance Surveyor  

Bedford

Circa £28,000 plus essential car allowance + benefits package


Full time 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)


Our client is a major housing association operating between Oxford and Cambridge, based in Bedford. They are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes - for rent, sheltered, residential care and shared ownership. They own around 18,000 homes, employ 350 people, and have an annual turnover of around £100 million.


They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Surveyor to join their Building Services team.  This role delivers a comprehensive, good quality responsive repairs and maintenance service to the customers.  

The Surveyor will be responsible for a full range of technical duties including surveying, specifying and managing repair works.  You will work with Contractors to ensure repairs are carried out quickly and to a high standard while achieving value for money.  A drive to deliver good customer service is essential.

The successful candidate will have in depth knowledge of building construction, maintenance and social housing legislation.  A minimum qualification of Btec Level / NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Plumbing, Electrical, or Carpentry, is required.  Candidates must also have a good understanding of the social and affordable housing environment. 


You must be able to work alone, as this post requires you to work from home or on your patch for much of the working week.


Due to the nature of the role, you must live within proximity of Bedford and hold a full UK driving license.


In return our client can offer a competitive salary, car allowance, 28 days annual holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, contributory pension, free life assurance, free private medical cover, cycle to work scheme, lifestyle rewards and employee assistance programme.